December 31, 2007

Maddison's broken distance records multiple times, but the New Years jump that made him famous in the USA was unique: "It wasn't just another distance jump, because when you put a jump on live TV, you're playing with fire. Any distance jumper will tell you, sometimes you wait a week until the weather's good. When you don't have that luxury, you're playing Russian roulette." (Christian Pondella/Red Bull Photofiles)